Many describe Alejandro Solalinde as a voice for justice, crying in the wilderness for migrants from Central America and Mexico. This has been especially true since he made it clear he is willing to die for this cause.
Millions have crossed the dangerous, high-security border between Mexico and the U.S. But we rarely hear about the actual, visceral experience of crossing. What do migrants bring? What do they eat and drink?
A debate about a Cook County ordinance that frees some inmates wanted by immigration authorities could get hotter. At its meeting Wednesday, the County Board agreed to consider two proposed amendments that would scale back the ordinance.